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grocery store parking lot. first, though, chuck bell tracking rain with your out the door forecast. welcome to friday morning. more clouds than rain drops. we'll be staying nice and cool not just for today, but cooler that be avera than average as we go into the weekend. but raindrops can be found north of the martinsburg area. those showers are drifting southeast bound. so can't rule out a raindrop or two in gaithersburg up north. next 24 hours, just a few showers. upper 60s this morning. may be a rumble or two of thunder this afternoon, but rain chances only about 30% in the metro area. and then tomorrow off to a fog if i but rain free start and the rest of the weekend looking much nicer. more on that coming up. but now a new problem on a main road into town. >> not good. outer loop of the
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in alexandria around telegraph road headed toward route 1. the crash separated from a few hundred yards. left side of the roadway tied up first and then you zigzag through and then a secondary accident. so traffic building very quickly before telegraph road in the local lanes. so plan ahead. georgetown pike remains closed between river bend road and leigh mill road. authorities still dealing with the wires down. chopper 4 is readed to t edhead scene. back to the big news, great britain is already preparing for how that country will leave the european union. it was a very close vote confirmed overnight. you're look at 10 downing street in england, the site of the unexpected breaking news, prime minister david cameron says he will resign. he says it's time for another leader to negotiate hugh this will all go down. he was an advoca f
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the country in the european union. >> i fought this campaign in the only way i know how, which is to say directly and passionately what i think and feel. head, heart and soul. i held nothing back. >> britain could get a new prime minister as early as october. and the vote doesn't only mean change this is great britain. this may affect things all around the world. in fact it already has. erika gonzalez at the live desk monitoring developments. >> good morning. the uk will now attempt to navigate unchartered waters as britain has voted to leave the european up. that narrow vote that you mentioned, 52 to 48% in favor of leaving. and now this has other countries contemplating a similar move. the ripple effect already wreaking havoc on the economy. british, january sneeze and
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for the first time in 30 years, the pound is at its lowest against the dollar. the brexit will no doubt impact decision 2016. presumptive republican nominee donald trump who happens to be in scott land for the opening of the new golf course issued that statement in part, the peechlt united king tomorrow have exercised the sacred right of all free people, they have declared their independence from the european union and have voted to reassert control over their own politics, borders and economy. we are waiting on reaction from democratic presumptive nominee hillary clinton. we'll be updating this story throughout the day as reaction to this historic moment continues to come into our newsroom. back to you. there are several things to be aware of now that the vote is confirmed. the pound is losing a lot of value against the dollar, creating a very strong exchange rate. in other words, if you were planning to travel to england, now is the time to do
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and real estate investors could turn other places, but interest rates -- therefore your mortgage down. you can also start seeing wild swings in 401(k) portfolios, but not clear how much your retirement might be affected. developing this morning, a person is dead and alexandria police are trying to figure out why. the investigation shut up to part of the safeway parking lot on king street last night. let's go live to megan mcgrath with the latest. >> reporter: well, things are back to normal here at the safeway, but it happened in the covered parking lot area that you see behind me here. outside of the safeway on king street in alexandria. police are investigating what they are calling a sudden death. now, not a lot of information being released at this point, but what we can tell you is that at about 8:30 last night, police could be seen examining a mercedes suv that was parked in this lot.
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appears were broken out, not exactly sure how that happened. now, i just got an update from the pio this morning telling me that there is nothing overtly suspicious, the medical examiner at this point is now trying to determine the cause of death. as we get more information, we'll bring to you. megan mcgrath, news4. today former fairfax county police officer adam torres will be sentenced to john gear's 2013 death. torres pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter who could carry a one year sentence. he has already served eight months in prison and would be credited with time served. torres is the first fairfax county police officer convicted in connection with a deadly shooting. and happening today, a bishop will go on trial for sexual assault. michael turner is accused of as suggesting a woman in his congregation while led the
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miracle center of faith missionary baptist church. the victim also worked for the bishop. turner is charged with second degree assault, fourth degree sex offense and harassment. if you're taking amtrak this morning, you could hit some delays. amtrak's northeast corridor service between d.c. and new york this morning is operating on a modified schedule to c accommodate some track work. trains scheduled to learn before 5:30 this morning we're learning had to be canceled but we're not sure how this will shake up the rest of the day. we'll keep you posted. metro transit police need your help to find a man suspected of assaulting a woman on metro. police are looking for 25-year-old lawrence harris. investigators say he placed a a condom on a woman's shoulder about a month ago. it happened on a blue line train headed toward largo. harris did not show up to turn himself in yesterday
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had that agreement with police. a man did turn himself in for molesting an 11-year-old girl at a target store. they charged 19-year-old brendan cordova with three counts of aggravated sexual battery. surveillance video backed up the girl's claim that a man touched her inappropriately. cueore he was identified by an anonymous tip. most of west virginia is under a state of emergency because of flooding. a house caught fire as it was swept down a creek. this is in white sulphur springs. flooding is also a major problem in allegheny county, virginia. at least two people have been killed in those floods including an 8-year-old boy and an elderly man. dangerous debris is now a concern, as well. >> it's really bad. a raging river. 500 gallon oil tappings and trash cans
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>> a toddler is also missing after being swept away by the floods. neighbors report people trapped in their cars while others are trying to swim and escape the high water. in southern california, firefighters are struggling to get this new and fast moving wildfire that is already destroyed dozens of homes under control. i'm erika gonzalez. he'll have more on the damages from the live desk coming up next. just scattered showers as you head out the door. chuck bell is tracking the impact these showers could have on your day plus your traveler forecast. avoiding injuries when your kids head to the playground. we'll show you easy ys to keep wath
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0% containment, a massive wildfire that has already burned close to 100 homes and still going home, ravaging more than 3,000 acres. fire crews are getting help with air support, however sadly many forced to an bbandon their home with little to no warning. back to you. just after 6:11 on a friday morning. skies partly to mostly cloudy. some areas of fog. thicker across northern maryland where we still have drifting lowly off to the southeast. so a couple light rain drops this morning. temperatures upper 60s. later this afternoon, could double up a shower or maybe a thunderstorm or two. no severe weather tod
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traveling this weekend down to the beaches, perfect weather saturday and sunday at the coastline and great weather in the mountains, as well. "7-day forecast" coming up. now let's get a check of the beltway. not good at this point. beltway in alexandria, outer loop, route 1, local lanes. crash zigzagging through. we have activity along the right side and left side separated by a few yards. so nothing moving because they have the fire apparatus they need to move around. eastbound 66 inside the beltway after sycamore, sounds like a new crash there causing early delays trying to move into falls church. chopper 4 over an accident follow police direction if you're in that area. 6:13 right now. we have new details in a news 4 iteam investigation. top congressional
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full review of what happened inside the headquarters of a department of homeland security about two weeks ago. an employee with top secret security clearance was arrested for carrying a loaded gun. search warrant obtain by the iteam reveals the feds are investigating whether that worker was plotting an attack. scott macfarlane asked paul ryan about the congressional investigation. >> has your office been briefed? >> yeah, we're familiar with the reports. we want more information. but i am familiar with the reports and we're waiting further investigation. >> that employee's name is jonathan wienke. he was arrested and pleaded not guilty to unlawfully carrying a pistol. wienke is free pending next court appearance. federal prosecutors are asking the judge to bar him from any homeland security facility. wienke's attorney says his client is presumed innocent and will not comment. 6:14. today there will be a mental health hearing for the suspect in a metrobus hijacking. kevin loving
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second-degree murder after he allegedly stole a metrobus and ran over a man taking out the trash. loving tested positive for synthetic drugs. a former dwun bar coach will learn his fate in a sex abuse case. charles young pled guilty to the abuse of multiple teenage boys. young served as assistant track coach at dunbar between 2013 and # 2014. he was arrested this 2014 after a vehicle came forward. fourth baltimore police officer set to go on trial in the first week of july for the death of freddie gray. that's despite another not guilty verdict. there were quiet proceed he tests around the courthouse and on social media after the verdict in the case against officer caesar goodson was announced. goodson was driving the police van when gray suffered a fatal speenl injury. some experts believe this will impact the out come of the remaining cases. gray's family says they are heartbroken that so far no one is being
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>> can you imagine the frustration that nobody yet has been found culpable or liable for something that somebody did. >> of the six officers charged, goodson faced the most serious charges. trial of officer wribrian wrigh scheduled to start july 5. the woman who traveled to central america in order to learn spanish never returned home. the "washington post" reports that shannon died in a minivan crash in guatemala. there were about ten people in the van when it hit something and flipped over. she was taking a two week language immerse course. two firefighters expected to be oka
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severn. the ambulance smashed after it collided with a tanker truck. it happened around 7:00 last night. . two firefighters were taken to the hospital to be treated. the truck driver was not hurt. arlington police are working to federal government oigure ou hateful messages in the boulevard manor neighborhood. they sprayed homes and cars and other property. one neighbor says his 6-year-old son saw the disturbing messages. >> he goes daddy, what's that. and i said it's just a joke. so he starts to laugh. but you don't want them to think that spray paiding and graffiti is funny. well, it's a bad joke and it's not something you want to to. >> very disturbing. >> some neighbors took it upon themselves to cover the graffiti.
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we're really excited for the olympics in rio. and most of us will be watching the games from home. and now we also know that lebron james will not be going. he says he will not be playing for u.s. basketball team this august. he says he wants to rest his body especially after just winning the nba championship. james says the zika virus had nothing to do with his decision. he's already won two gold medals and a bronze in the olympics with team usa. and another story out of rio, we're getting our first look at the olympic village. as many as 11,000 competitors and half as many coaches could be staying right here in the towers. the complex involves a post office, a giant gym and high level of security. after the gain organizers say the village will be housing and they're already selling right now. they say this is the biggest olympic village ever. >> the district is
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you can see some of the athletes at the park at city center. events d.c. says you can also try out a few of the interactive sports experiences, pole vaulting, power lifting for example. it goes from 10:00 to 1:00.fenc like to give that a shot. >> and also restaurants for my favorite activity. >> eating. >> yeah. >> nice job. let's turn to chuck bell now. >> there he is. >> i thought you were talking to somebody else. >> i was talking to matt the intern. discussing weather and science and things like that during the commercial breaks. >> we weren't in a commercial. thanks for watching. >> you tontd pay attention to the weather, i'm not paying attention to the news. they ask me what is the weather like for the weekend?
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outside we go this morning, sun is up in a partly to at times mostly cloudy sky early this morning. we'll have a mix of sun and clouds during the day today. passing midday showers a possibility, but not necessarily a likelihood. here is rain just north of gaithersburg, south of frederick maryland, up towards hagerstown. nothing heavy. we're all dry here in the city. we have the sun out here in northwest washington. future weather carries most of those early morning showers out of the picture by 9:00 or 10:00. but with daytime heating and a lot of low level moisture, we could see a bubble of bubbling up of a few showers and there may be a thundershower or two especially shenandoah valley, parts of central virginia for today. just a possibility you'll get rained on. temperature-wise we're in the upper 60s now, we should be in the mid-70s by lunchtime and afternoon highs today should be in the upper 70s and low 80s. so a nice day to be outside today. hit and miss little shower
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up by 8:00, 9:00 this evening. so most of date night out on the town will be dry. as we get into the weekend, some fog and clouds early tomorrow morning before the sunshine makes a big time comeback tomorrow afternoon. and sunday looks absolutely fantastic. next four days, a passing shower chance for today. clearing skies tomorrow. full sunshine on sunday and then a rain chance coming back in on monday. let's go over to jack taylor. getting tricky on the roads. dicey. making progress on the beltway. outer loop local lanes route 1 into maryland, you'll find the authorities remain on scene. three lane stretch leaving one by to the right. wheat c white car facing the wrong direction. you have a single right lane getting through. 66 eastbound, big delays trying to get inside the beltway. crash after sycamore. right side of the roadway tied up. single left lane getting by.
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that was the moment police ended a 100 miles per hour american chase on the east coast of florida. police officers spotted a stolen car. when they tried to stop it, the car sped off. and a police cruiser lost control there. he spins out and crashed. the officer inside was not seriously hurt. as for the suspect, police say they had to taser him to take him down. it could take more than nine months to fix flooding issues at the cleveland park metro station. that was what riders had to deal with on tuesday. mary cheh says ddot will start a design process to improve drainage, but it won't be done until
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the work has to be done. in the meantime sand bags will be put in place. kids will be out on the playgrounds all summer and safety is a major concern. climbing equipment hurts more kids than anything else on the lay grou playground. >> be sure your children learn the safe passage way around the swing sets. walk them through that. know that there needs to be a safe distance to pass in front of or behind a person on the swing. >> yeah, you can get hit hard if you're walking in front of a swing accidently. make sure when they fall they land on something soft like wood chip, sand or mulch. safetrack is not the only thing impacting metro riders this weekend. the emergency drill that could impact your ride. dreaming of becoming a multimillion their. what you need to know about the mega millions jackpot. and as you plan out your friday morning, plenty of clouds in our sky. a few showers to
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we're continuing to follow the developing news out of great britain. some live pictures coming in this morning from great britain where we've learned just a few hours ago that that country's prime minister david cameron is planning to resign. that may be the biggest news, but there have been several overnight developments since britain voted to leave the european union. it was a close vote, 52% to 48%. the news sent stock markets spinning this morning. they plummeted in germany and japan. the pound lost 10% of its value against the dollar, putting it at its lowest point since 1985. several countries weighing in on britain's decision, many reaffirming their commitment to remaining in the european union. angela merkel is supposed to speak in just a few minutes. we'll keep an eye out for that. first
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tracking rain right now. scattered showers pushing their way through the region and you could see more rain in the coming hours, as well. >> chuck bell has 4 things to know as you head out the door this morning. >> good morning. welcome to friday morning, everybody. weekend just around the corner. what do you need to know about the forecast before you plan out your friday? you need to know that there will be at least a chance for some showers. both this morning and again later this afternoon. so kind of a cloudy finish to the week. we have some sunshine out there now. passing showers possible. we'll be back to full sunshine and no rain chances tomorrow on into sunday. and i'll show you the whole 7 day at 6:51. no heat wave in sight just yet. raindrops this morning top end of 270 on the montgomery county frederick line. a few more light raindrops near hagerstown. nothing major out there just yet. so as you're planning out your day, there are the clouds and fog over washington this morning. temperatures in the upper 60s now. couldn't rule out a thundershower or two today, but
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afternoon highs up generally into the upper 70s and low 80s. more about the weekend in ten minutes. over to jack taylor now. it is getting slow going on a friday. not attractive at this point in alexandria. accident activity near route 1, it is in the local lanes. authorities remain on scene. they have cleanup to do. right lane of three is getting by. 66 east inside the beltway after sycamore before fairfax drive, delays building. georgetown pike is reopened. crews restrung the wires. and edsall road between south van dorn and whiting street remains closed this morning. crews are still working to fix a giant hole left by a broken water main. it was wednesday when a 12 inch water main broke sending water everywhere and creang
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control will move to the senate. the two connecticut senators who helped a filibuster last week will call for reforms today. senators blumenthal and murphy put measures in place to prevent terrorists the terrorists from buying guns. a viewing for akyra murray will be held this morning followed by the murray. murray was in orlando with her family to celebrate her high school graduation. her cousin and friend survived the shooting inside the pulse night club. murray is one of 49 people killed in that terror attack. 6:33. d.c. teen is in custody after police found an assault rifle and ammunition in his home. that was after a flurry of threatening text messages to his ex-girlfriend. search warrants reveal the 17-year-old sent the messages to the ex-girlfriend who is a student at
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high school. one of the messages warned that he would quote shoot up the school. school resource officer was notified last week of a threat of mass violence. d.c. police were able to recover a weapon. got an emergency search warrant, was able to recover an ak-47 from the individual involved and over 180 rounds of ammunition. >> the teen's name has not been revealed because police plan to charge him as a juvenile. he also faces child pornography charges after posting a sexually explicit video of his ex-girlfriend online p. latest in a transgender battle in virginia. a federal district court has ordered the gloucester county school board to let gavin grim use the same bathroom as other boys. grim was born female but identifies as male. the moment comes after the measure went through several court proceedings. the aclu brought the lawsuit arguing that the school board
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policy was segregating transgender students from their peers. this morning an exercise will take place sunday from 5830 to 11:00. emergency personnel will practice evacuating passengers in the tunnel between the greensboro and tysons corner stays. greensboro station will be closed between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. metro will run free shuttle buses. looking ahead to the next phase of safetrack, starting august 1, red line work will impact riders for six days. trains will single track between tacomkoma park and silver sprin. they say the timing is intentional since many take vacations during august. pick the right six numbers and you could be $363 million richer. doesn't that sound nice? derrick ward is live in bethesda where they are hoping
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win the mega millions drawing p but it's a slim chance, right? >> reporter: slim is a relative term. it all depends on your perspective. we're at calvert's beverage and ice. people like to come and play the lottery and take their chances at it. the chance this time is for $363 million. some lucky person will perhaps later today or tonight be asking the question what will i do with all of that money. the mega millions jackpot has grown because since last friday's drawing, there was no winner. this is the sixth largest jackpot and it's actually biggest since march of 2014 when $414 million in prizes were awarded. record mega millions is $656 million. that was awarded back in march of 2012. this drawing is later today at 11:00 p.m. and if you opt for the cash annuity, that will only be $244 million. that puts you too low to the poverty line, don't you think? people
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hopefully they will her me from this live shot. derrick ward, news 4. >> good luck with that, derrick. 6:37. developing situation playing out in california at this hour where firefighters are struggling to slow a massive wildfire that has already destroyed a number of homes. you might need an umbrella, scattered showers pushing their way through our area this morning. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck well has your what to wear forecast at 6:41. plus the potential changes coming to the crash tests that could make passengers safer.
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safety ratings from car crash tests could soon get tougher. the insurance institute for highway safety is considering adding another front crash test. the group wants to look closely at impacts on the driver's side and front passenger he's side. researchers say many current
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testing. chuck bell is keeping an eye on a little bit of rain out there this morning. >> just a little bit. across northern maryland. nothing all that major early this morning. and there is no chance for severe weather today. light raindrops in hagerstown and right along 70 and 270. these are literally 5, 10 minute long rain showers. the rest of the area is dry for now. just enough moisture in the low levels of the atmosphere that when we add daytime heating, we could cook up a rain chance later today. 30% around the metro. temperature-wise, a great day for an outdoor run just like yesterday. extra cloud cover around will keep temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s. so maybe a pocket size umbrella. we'll take a look at the weekend coming up. for now cleaning up the beltway and new trouble on the icc. i know it, we've got
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alexandria story we'll start with. outer loop local lanes route 1, clearing the crash. one single right lane getting by. you see the tow truck, everybody gone. so soon they will open up all the travel lanes. eastbound 66 after sycamore, slowing through falls church. but the crash shouldered. the crash chuck referring to is on the icc eastbound after new hampshire avenue, vehicle on its side. we have one left lane now getting by. not causing a huge delay, but plan ahead. back in to you. >> reporter: investigators in alexandria are investigating a sudden death outside a grocery store on king street. a live report coming up. we're watching developments out of great brittain at this hour after that country's historic decision to leave the european union. you're looking at live pictures from
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speaking about the decision. the latest on all this just ahead. plus we're tracking conditions in west virginia after devastating flood flashing a ars through
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welcome back. the big story of the morning, great britain has voted to leave the european union. it is having a major impact ash the globe. leaders in france and germany say they want
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go quickly so they can re-establish certainty. however the whole process could take years. prime minister david cameron announced he is resigning shortly after the vote was confirmed. cameron says it is someone else's turn. >> i will do everything i can as prime minister to steady the ship over the coming weeks and months. but i don't think it would be right for me to try to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination. >> the new prime minister could take office as early as october. and we're just getting breaking news about one country's reaction to this vote. erika gonzalez is at the live desk with that. >> this is unchartered waters for several countries. we're just learning this breaking news scotland says it's planning to do everything it can to remain in the european union which means it will take a vote to leave great britain.
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of the european council saying they regret the decision but respect it. the narrow vote just 52% to 48% in favor of leaving. the ripple effect already wreaking havoc on the economy. the british, japanese and german markets all down. and for the first time in 30 years, the pound is at its lowest against the dollar. what lies ahead will no tout be a very complicated divorce. back to you. there several thingstout bea very complicated divorce. back to you. there several things to be aware of. the pound is losing a lot of value against the dollar creating a very strong exchange rate. in other words, if you're planning to travel to england, now might be the time for that. there is also uncertainty in the market the in london and real estate investors could turn somewhere else like washington, d.c., that could drive real estate prices up, but interest rates and therefore your mortgage down. we could also start to see wild swings in 401(k) portfolios. it's not clear how much your
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developing this morning, alexandria police are working on a sudden death investigation in a parking lot of the safeway on king street. the investigation began last night. let's go right to megan mcgrath now with developments. >> reporter: well, this unfolded in the parking lot, the covered parking lot that you see behind me here in front of the safeway on king street. police are investigating what they are calling a sudden death. not a lot of information being released, but at the about 8:30 last night, police could be seen examining a mercedes suv parked in this lot. it appears that some of the windows had been smashed. not sure exactly how that happened. i spoke to public information officer this morning, she said that there is nothing overtly suspicious in this, but it is now up to the medical examiner to determine the cause of death. live in alexandria, megan mcgrath, news 4. just about 6:
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and today former fax police officer adam torres will be sentenced for john gear's 2013 death. torres pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter which would carry a one year sentence. he's already served eight months and would be credited with time served. torres is the first fairfax county police officer convicted in connection with a deadly shooting. also today, a bishop in prince george's county heads to trial for sexual assault. michael turner is the head of the miracle center of faith missionary baptist church in capitol heights. turner is alaska accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his congregation. she also worked for him at the church. if you're taking amtrak today, you could hit some delays. amtrak's northeast corridor service between d.c. and new york this morning operating on a modified schedule to get some track work in. trains that were scheduled to leave before 5:30 this morning we're learning were canceled. but no word yet on how the rest of the day will shak
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back to you. it is now 6:50. right now flooding has up to 500 people stranded at a strip mall in west virginia p. flooding has killed four people. most of west virginia is under a state of emergency right now. a house caught fire as it swept down the creek in white sulphur springs. flooding is also a major problem across state lines in allegheny county, virginia. as water continues to flood streets and yards, debris is now a concern, as well. >> it's really bad. a raging river. 500 gallon oil tanks and trash cans. >> a toddler is missing after being swept away by the floods. neighbors report people trapped in their cars while others are trying to swim and escape the high water. >> reports that there have been two fatalities in pinellas
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strip mall because a bridge washed out. so a lot of hard ship in the day ahead there. >> we narrowly missed that same band of heavy rain yesterday. it was just down 150 miles to our south and southwest. so we really dodged a bullet yesterday. and more importantly, just in time for your weekend, the weather really starting to improve unite nicely. outside we have sunshine in washington. though there are some raindrops in northern maryland right now. so on the whole you should expect a mix of clouds and sunshine today. passing rain chance here in northern maryland this morning. rain chances in and away the city are going to be peaking during the midday hours. and we'll be on the cool side of average the next couple days. so for today, more clouds than a rain threat. highs today upper 70s and low 80s. just in time for the weekend, we'll start off with fog this morning, but lots of sunshine saturday afternoon and sunday. so going outside, cool and fog around first thing tomorrow morning, but it won't be raining. so you can still get the outdoor things done. saturday afr
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mild. sunday, a perfect day for sitting by the pool or by the bbq having a great afternoon outside with friends and family. a little light rain near hagerstown and frederick, but that's the only show in town at the moment. future weather carries the rain chance later on. thickest fog northern maryland. no visibility problems in the metro. here is future weather, latest run of our high resolution model carries most of the rain out of here between now and lunchtime. daytime heating could bubble up a few more showers and maybe a rumble or two of thunder in the shenandoah valley or central virginia. there is your "7-day forecast." 82 today with clouds and headit miss shower chance. no 90s on that 7 day. let's go back over to jack taylor. good news as we approach 7:00 hour, lanes open outer loop route 1 alexandria, crash moved over to the shoulder. local lanes are open.
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eastbound. that crash also shouldered. icc eastbound, unfortunately a vehicle on its side. only single left lane getting past on what usually is a very decent ride. so plan for a slowdown this morning if you're headed out toward i-95 going eastbound. back in to you. 6:5 3. metro transit police trying to track down a man suspected of assaulting a one. lawrence harris is from northeast. he placed a condom on a woman's shoulder about a month ago. harris dwn show up to turn himself in yesterday after making plans to do that with pla poli police. a man facing charges after molesting a girl at a target store. brendan c
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he was identified by an anonymous tip. 0% containment, a massive california wildfire that is already burned close to 100 homes is still going strong. this is new video just into our newsroom. you're looking at this video of the fire that ravaged more than 3,000 acres already. fire crews getting some support from air. however, many people have already had to leave that area, an babandon their homes with li to no warning. here is a delicious idea if you're still looking for some weekend plans. the 24th annual giant national capital barbecue battle saturday and sunday. i would suggest come hungry. you can sink your teeth into competition grade barbecue. competition grade. just not any barbecue. $15 a ticket. kids 12 and under are free. you should charge my kids, becaus
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this is happening downtown on pennsylvania avenue between 9th and 14th streets. so if you're lucky, you could start your weekend with $363 million. the mega millions jackpot keeps growing. derrick ward is live in bethesda this morning trying to find six numbers that might win. >> reporter: you know, i am indeed trying to find those six numbers. the $363 million up for grab, i think i could come up with something. that is the jackpot here because the last drawing did not yield any winners. we are at talbert's, people have already come into play their numbers for today. and of course to hit the mega millions. since that jackpot, that's the sixth largest jackpot the one that we have now. the biggest one was back in march of 2014. and we're talking to shana here and they says this is a big time for them. they get just as happy as the people who play and of course have the high
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take a listen. >> it definitely starts first thing in the morning. all day long, definitely much more traffic. >> reporter: drawing is at 11:00 tonight. if you decide to go for the cash, that is $244 million. we are live in talbert's, back to you. 4 things to know, four people now dead in severe flading across west virginia. most counties are under a state of emergency. up to 500 people currently stranded at a strip mall in elk view. today former fairfax county police officer adam torres will be sentenced for the 2013 death of john gear. he will likely spend a few months in prison because of time served. alexandria police investigating a sudden death in a safeway parking lot. and stock markets around the world are falling, the pound is losing value and british prime minister david cameron is resigning. this all ines
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britain's vote to leave the european union. we will follow all the latest developments and the impact of that vote all day today. a chance for a raindrop or two on your friday, but no washout coming. and we'll dry things out first thing saturday morning and this weekend will be fantastic. the barbecue festival on pennsylvania avenue, one of the best smelling events in the city every year. >> i can imagine. >> and you can almost smell it anywhere in the city. that is the broadcast this morning. thanks for waking up with us. >> the "today" show is next. been trying to prepare for this day... and i'm still not ready. the reason i'm telling you this is that there will be moments in your life that... you'll never be ready for. your little girl getting married being one of them. ♪ ♪
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good morning, breaking news over and out. in a shocking development, britain votes to leave the european union. prime minister david cameron quickly announcing his plans to resign. >> some people don't think it will be right for me to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination. the british pound sinks to its lowest level in more than 30 years. markets around the world already reeling. a fantastic thing. as he arrives in scotland this morning. we'll hear from him. state of emergency. devastating flash floods in west virginia. at least 300

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